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Wedding Quotes

Wedding is one of the most joyous occasions in the life of an individual, be it a man or a woman. It marks the ceremony that unites you with your beloved, for the rest of your life. Wedding has been the subject of many quotes, some of which express the happiness which it bestows upon a couple, some emphasize its importance and some explore the funny side of it. In the following lines, we have listed a number of famous quotations and sayings on marriage. Go through them and share the best ones with your partner.

Mae West

Marriage is a great institution.

Edgar Watson Howe

All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.

Helen Rowland

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.

Joe Rogan

Because I have a girlfriend, I try and take the straight and narrow path, which is good because it prevents VD.

Francis Bacon

A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.

Pearl S. Buck

A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.

Sophia Bush

I want to get married again and have kids and even adopt.

Joseph Campbell

When you make a sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.

Lord Byron

A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.

Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.

Michel de Montaigne

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

Omar Khayyam

You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.

Franklin P. Jones

All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.

Halle Berry

I'm done with men... I'm going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don't think I'm made for marriage.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.

William Blake

I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.

Thomas Moore

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Rita Rudner

In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk

Martin Luther

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.

Marcel Proust

A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.

Honoré de Balzac

A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.


By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

Courtney Love

Being a rock widow is not my job, so I would hire people to do it for me.

Honoré de Balzac

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

Joseph Addison

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

Rita Rudner

I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.

Gloria Steinem

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.

Susan B. Anthony

I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.

Bill Maher

Whenever the people are for gay marriage or medical marijuana or assisted suicide, suddenly the "will of the people" goes out the window.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he's finished.

Groucho Marx

The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.

Rita Rudner

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

Edgar Watson Howe

For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone.

Helen Rowland

After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.

Pearl S. Buck

Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.

William Lyon Phelps

The highest happiness on earth is marriage.

Edgar Watson Howe

To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation.

Soren Kierkegaard

Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.

Helen Rowland

Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

I know nothing about sex, because I was always married.

Louisa May Alcott

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

Groucho Marx

Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?

Honoré de Balzac

A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.

Edgar Watson Howe

If a woman doesn't chase a man a little, she doesn't love him.

Joseph Campbell

When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

Kin Hubbard

Nobody works as hard for his money as the man who marries it.


By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

Jim Morrison

Los Angeles is a city looking for a ritual to join its fragments, and The Doors are looking for such a ritual also. A kind of electric wedding. We hide ourselves in the music to reveal ourselves. 

Francis Bacon

Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.

Groucho Marx

Marry me and I'll never look at another horse.

Honoré de Balzac

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.

Washington Irving

Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three.

Zig Ziglar

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.

Mae West

Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought.

James M. Barrie

That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

Marriage is like a violin. After the music is over, you still have the strings.

Do not marry a person that you know you can live with; only marry someone that you cannot live without.